So anyway, new items this year include birdbaths utilizing repurposed glass dishes, bowls, and platters. And something I've been thinking about for quite a while - copper shepherd's crooks. Both of these items required a bit of engineering within the copper art element. I'm rather pleased with the results.
It's only Monday, so let's hope the weatherman's dire predictions for next weekend's Artsfest on Walnut Street in Springfield, MO, are totally wrong!
Still not too much activity at the hummingbird feeders. And no sign of an oriole yet. But we've got our feeders ready and our fingers crossed!
Hummingbird fact for today: After feeding, a hummingbird may extend its tongue completely several times, an action that helps clear nectar residue from the mouth and also allows the remarkable length of the tongue to be seen.